Fluidigm Files for IPO

Fluidigm Corp., a South San Francisco-based provider of integrated fluidic circuits for the life sciences market, has filed for an $86.25 million IPO. It plans to trade on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol FLDM, with Morgan Stanley serving as lead underwriter.

Fluidigm has raised nearly $200 million in total VC funding since 1999, from firms like Bio*One Capital (13.49%), Versant Ventures (8.83%), EuclidSR Partners (7.35%), InterWest Partners (5.67%), Alloy Ventures (5.6%) and Lilly Ventures. www.fluidigm.com